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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2015-08-26

Offshore

Winds will be a bit choppy with northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas will be 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Wild Thing 2 fished Chardon's Reef on Monday for venus tusk fish, pearl perch, jewfish, gold spot cod, coral bream and moses perch. Pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish, mulloway and moses perch on North Reef. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan, trevally and the odd mangrove jack in Woods Bay. Flathead between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island and trevally, bream, whiting and flathead from the ferry crossing to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Bream and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Quality bream and tailor from both sides of the river mouth. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Tailor at dusk between Goat and Chambers Island. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: Tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream up to 1kg, a few school mackerel and tailor at the river mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Tailor and sweetlip off the headlands. Plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Try for luderick, trevally and tailor off the Boardwalk area. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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6kg amberjack and 6kg spangled emperor from the banks

The crews on Top Catch Charters have been taking a few amberjack and spangled emperor recently on the Banks.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2015-08-25

Offshore

Winds will be north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas will be 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Maroochydore. Pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish, mulloway and moses perch on North Reef. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan, trevally and the odd mangrove jack in Woods Bay. Flathead between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island and trevally, bream, whiting and flathead from the ferry crossing to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Bream and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Quality bream and tailor from both sides of the river mouth. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Tailor at dusk between Goat and Chambers Island. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: Tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream up to 1kg, a few school mackerel and tailor at the river mouth. Bream and golden trevally from the moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Tailor and sweetlip off the headlands. Plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Luderick, trevally and tailor off the Boardwalk area. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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Eric Frey 9-44kg cod

Eric Frei caught this 9.44kg, 84cm long cod this week off Mooloolaba on pilchard.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-08-24

Offshore

Winds will be northerly at 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots south of Maroochydore in the evening. Seas will be 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish, mulloway and moses perch on North Reef. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Try for chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan, trevally and the odd mangrove jack in Woods Bay. Flathead between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island and trevally, bream, whiting and flathead from the ferry crossing to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Qulity bream and tailor from both sides of the river mouth. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Tailor at dusk between Goat and Chambers Island. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: There dart, bream and whiting along the beaches. Bream to the 1kg mark and a few school mackerel and tailor at the river mouth. Bream and golden trevally from the moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. There has been a few big whiting, still a few luderick and trevally around the Boardwalk area and and trevally in the canals. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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Seth McCombe Trevally

Seth McCombe was working a Zerek Flat shad lure with his dad from Twin Waters when he caught this nice trevally.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2015-08-23

Offshore

Reasonable conditions with a bit of a northerly chop with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Maroochydore during the afternoon. Pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish, mulloway and moses perch on North Reef. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Try for chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan, trevally and the odd mangrove jack in Woods Bay. Flathead between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island and trevally, bream, whiting and flathead from the ferry crossing to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie and Eudlo Creeks. Giant trevally and good size flathead from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: There dart, bream and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few school mackerel and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth and feeding up towards the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. There has been a few big whiting, still a few luderick and trevally around the Boardwalk area and and trevally in the canals. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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Ben Forgan 70cm Jewie

Ben Forgan 70cm Jewie 2

Ben Forgan released this 70cm jewie yesterday, up towards Bli Bli using a 4 inch plastic and was great fun on 6 lb Line and there's lots of trevally around still about as well.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2015-08-22

Offshore

Reasonable conditions but be prepared for a bit of a northerly chop with winds northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the morning. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. North Reefs been fishing well for sweetlip, gold spot cod, jewfish, pearl perch, snapper, coral bream, mowong, teraglin jewfish and Maori cod. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip on Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form Caloundra 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, sweetlip, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Try for chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and quality flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deeper holes and around structure throughout the river, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie and Eudlo Creeks. Giant trevally and good size flathead from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: There have been bream and chopper tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still bream and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. There has been a few big whiting and trevally around the Boardwalk area and in the canal system. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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3kg trout halfday murphys

The crews on Top Catch Charters got on to a few coral trout on a recent trip on the Gneerings

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2015-08-21

Offshore

Just reasonable conditions early but be prepared for it to become choppy, with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening. North Reefs been fishing well for sweetlip, gold spot cod, jewfish, pearl perch, snapper, coral bream, mowong, teraglin jewfish and Maori cod. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip on Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, sweetlip, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Saturday Bit of a northerly chop with Wind s Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the morning. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.

Estuaries

Noosa: Chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and quality flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deeper holes and around structure throughout the river, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers island yesterday. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Giant trevally and flathead to 61cm from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: There have been bream and chopper tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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Chris Fotheringham Fish photos 1

Chris Fothringham has been fishing close in out off Mooloolaba overnight for a few good snapper.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2015-08-20

Offshore

More good conditions with winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the afternoon. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.1 metre. Swell will be southerly below 1 metre. Wild Thing 2 fished North Reef for grass sweetlip, gold spot cod, jewfish, pearl perch, snapper, coral bream, mowong, teraglin jewfish and Maori cod. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip at North and Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper to 7kg from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, sweetlip, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Chopper tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and quality flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deeper holes and around structure throughout the river, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, trevally, and the odd chopper tailor and flathead in the Cod Hole. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Giant trevally and flathead to 61cm from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: There have been bream and chopper tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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MarcosKim

Marcos an Kim had a good time fishing in the mouth of Petrie Creek for a few flathead and Bream.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2015-08-19

Offshore

More great conditions with winds south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly about 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas around 1 metre. Swell will be south to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore. Trekka 2 fished The Hards for rosy jobfish, gold band snapper, squire, coral bream, Maori cod, gold spot wrasse, amberjack and snapper. Big Hall's Reef produced a 94cm jew recently which went for a pink, 5" Z-Man Streakz soft plastic. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip at North and Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper to 7kg from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, sweetlip, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. A 60cm flathead on a live herring in the lower estuary. Trevally, tailor and flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deeper holes and around structure throughout the river, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek. Flathead in Lake Cooroibah on hard bodies and soft plastics.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, big eyed trevally, tailor and flathead in the Cod Hole. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Giant trevally and flathead to 61cm from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: There have been bream and tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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Laila Planck Flathead

Fishing the Bli Bli Reach, Matthew Planck's daughter Laila has been hooked on fishing and boating from a very early age.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2015-08-18

Offshore

Winds will be northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas below 1 metre. Swell will be southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning. A cobia to 15kg taken on The Coffees. Big Hall's Reef produced a 94cm jew which went for a pink, 5" Z-Man Streakz soft plastic. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip at North and Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper to 7kg from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, sweetlip, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream in the deeper holes and around structure throughout the river, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek. Flathead in Lake Cooroibah on hard bodies and soft plastics.

Maroochydore: Tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, big eyed trevally, tailor and flathead in the Cod Hole. A few tailor and bream off Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Giant trevally and flathead to 61cm from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock. Still a few good muddies in the upper reaches and in the Maroochy Waters Canals.

Kawana: There have been bream and tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream some up to 40cm and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin. Bream and quality flathead from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper and sweetlip from the headlands. Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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Peter and Frank Bartosec Bream 18th Aug

Pete and Frank Bartosec with some fat bream taken in the lower Mooloolah River yesterday morning.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-08-17

Offshore

Winds will be variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas below 1 metre. Swell will be south-easterly below 1 metre. A 15kg cobia was taken yesterday on a Trekka 2 charter to The Coffees. Big Hall's Reef produced a 94cm jew which went for a pink, 5" Z-Man Streakz soft plastic. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip at North and Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper to 7kg from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, sweetlip, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream around the structures and deeper holes, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek. Flathead in Lake Cooroibah on hard bodies and soft plastics.

Maroochydore: Tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, big eyed trevally, tailor and flathead in the Cod Hole. A few tailor and bream off Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Giant trevally and flathead to 61cm from Godfrey's Road. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock. Still a few good muddies in the upper reaches and in the Maroochy Waters Canals.

Kawana: There have been bream and tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream some up to 40cm and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin. Bream and quality flathead from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper and sweetlip from the headlands. Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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John keen from England 60cm 2

John Keen from England had a good session fishing with his mates in the Maroochy River when he caught this 60cm dusky flathead.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2015-08-16

Offshore

Conditions will be a bit choppy this morning with south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening.   Seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell will be southerly around 1 metre offshore. A 15kg cobia was taken yesterday on a Trekka 2 charter to The Coffees. Yesterday on Big Hall's Reef a 94cm, jew which went for a pink, 5" Z-Man Streakz soft plastic. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip at North and Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper to 7kg from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream around the structures and deeper holes, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek. Flathead in Lake Cooroibah on hard bodies and soft plastics.

Maroochydore; Tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, big eyed trevally, tailor and flathead in the Cod Hole. A few tailor and bream off Chambers Island. Flathead yesterday to 60cm from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Still a few good muddies in the upper reaches and in the Maroochy Waters Canals. Golden trevally between Godfrey's Road and Bli Bli. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: There have been bream and tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream some up to 40cm and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin. Bream and quality flathead from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper and sweetlip from the headlands. Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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ShaunMarkGiantSquid 2

Shaun and his mate Mark got onto a few fish as well as these delicious squid from out on the Gneerings

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2015-08-15

Offshore

Conditions will be good this morning with variable about 10 knots early then becoming a bit choppy with southeasterlys 15 to 20 knots later in the morning. Seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell will be southerly around 1 metre offshore. Snapper, cobia and sweetlip at North and Sunshine Reefs. Snapper, parrot and sweetlip form the 12 mile. Cobia and big snapper to 7kg from Caloundra Wide. Snapper and sweetlip form the Gneerings. Tusk fish, moses perch and snapper around Murpy's and the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream, good flathead and golden trevally taken on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally, tailor and flathead in Woods bay, Munna Point and Frying Pan. Still worth trying for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks. Bream around the structures and deeper holes, flathead and bream at Munna Point and in Weyba Creek. Flathead in Lake Cooroibah on hard bodies and soft plastics.

Maroochydore: Todays new moon phase will have the fish feeding for the next few days. Tailor and jew at night off the beaches. Bream, big eyed trevally, tailor and flathead in the Cod Hole. A few tailor and bream off Chambers Island. Flathead in great numbers from the creek mouths particularly in Petrie Creek. Still a few good muddies in the upper reaches and in the Maroochy Waters Canals. Golden trevally between Godfrey's Road and Bli Bli. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: There have been bream and tailor along the beaches and off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still getting quality bream some up to 40cm and tailor particularly over night off the rock walls at the river mouth, along the La Balsa Park and around the trawler moorings. Golden trevally and a few squid from the Kawana Rock wall. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin. Bream and quality flathead from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper and sweetlip from the headlands. Chopper tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek. Luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally in the canals. Sand crabs south of Bells.

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Seth McCombe 2

Seth McCombe 1

Young Seth McCombe is keen to do some fishing with his dad Luke, these came from the Oyster Bank Rd area .

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